The youth need to be at forefront of Aids fight

Uganda, May 19 -- This week, Uganda joined the rest of the world to commemorate the International Aids Candlelight Memorial. The day was initiated in 1983 and since then there have been thousands of e... Read More

Govt should consider agricultural price support

Uganda, May 18 -- The price of cocoa at farms in most parts of the country have dropped more than twice in the last one month. By the close of April, the cost of a kilogramme of the commodity stood at... Read More

Fiji PM Rabuka bids farewell to outgoing Forum Secretary General Henry Puna

Fiji, May 17 -- "When the baton was passed to you two years ago, Forum Leaders entrusted the Secretariat to your capable hands, recognising your extensive as a stateman. Your deep understanding of the... Read More

Fire outbreaks: Stay alert

Uganda, May 17 -- On Wednesday, six children belonging to South Sudanese nationals were burnt to death in a fire that broke out in their rented apartment at Namulanda B Zone, Kajjansi Town Council, Wa... Read More

Didn't we plan well enough for census?

Uganda, May 14 -- On June 14 last year, the Uganda Bureau of Statistics reluctantly admitted that the planned 2023 National Census exercise would be postponed to a later, unspecified date. According t... Read More

Landslides: Evacuate locals before it's too late

Uganda, May 11 -- On May 9, disaster struck Kasese District when a morning downpour resulted in landslides that left destruction in their wake, claiming scores of lives. The debacle claimed 10 lives,... Read More

The boy-child needs help too

Uganda, May 10 -- Numerous strides have been taken to fight for the rights of the girl-child. Many organisations, both local and international, have made it their life's mission to see that the girl c... Read More

Monitor effects of growing traffic in wildlife parks

Uganda, May 9 -- On Friday, May 3, Uganda National Roads Authority released a statement announcing the closure of Karuma Bridge to heavy-duty traffic. The bridge is a major north-south link, connecti... Read More

Ensure Vitol's scorecard makes for good reading

Uganda, May 8 -- The latest consumer price index (CPI) print indicates that energy, fuel and utilities inflation was, along with services inflation and food crops inflation, one of the key monthly inf... Read More

Revisit the matters around living wage

Uganda, May 5 -- One of the talking points from this year's commemoration of the Labour Day was the renewed demands by leaders of the labour movement for government to enact laws that will support the... Read More